Mental Health

Depression

Depression and Seniors: Are You Getting the Right Care?

If you think that depression is a normal part of aging or that it can’t be remedied, read this now.

Mental Health

Considering Psychotherapy? Group Therapy Is Sometimes Better Than the Traditional Approach

If you’re wrestling with a problem you think psychotherapy might help, group therapy may be better than the traditional one-on-one approach. Read on…

Stress

Facial Tics and What to Do About Them

These unwanted facial movements seem to come at the worst times, but there are ways to manage them.

Depression

Stuck at Home? How to Break the Pain-Isolation-Depression Cycle

How social media can help when pain keeps you from leaving home.

Depression

“Unfriended” on Facebook Matters More Than You Think

On social media, negative experiences have greater emotional impact than positive experiences…and increase risk for depression.

Mental Health

Is Your Mental-Health App Helping or Hurting?

Mental health apps are increasingly popular. But they may encourage healthy people to think they have a mental condition. How to protect yourself.

Mental Health

Natural Help for Bipolar Disorder Treatment

For help smoothing out the ups and down of bipolar disorder, this dietary supplement could be the answer.

Mental Health

Would You Be Able to Spot a Mental Illness in a Loved One?

Here are the signs of depression, anxiety, alcohol abuse and prescription drug abuse and what to do if you see them.

Depression

Pleasurable Drug-Free Home Treatment for Depression!

Long, hot baths could be a way to reset out-of-sync body rhythms which are thought to be a factor in depression.

Depression

A Blood Test for Depression?

Low levels of the amino acid metabolite acetyl-L-carnitine in blood might be a marker for depression, according to new research. Learn more…

Mental Health

Has Your Video Gaming Turned into an Addiction?

Video gaming can take over your life as powerfully as gambling or substance abuse. Here are the warning signs.

Stress

If You Wake Up On the Wrong Side of the Bed, Your Brain Will Work Worse All Day

When you wake up on the wrong side of the bed, it literally changes the way your brain processes information and leads to mistakes. How to avoid the trap.

Mental Health

To Get More Done, Indulge in Simple Pleasures

Too stressed to take time out to give yourself a treat? Why doing what you think is “bad” can actually be good for you and help you get more done.

Depression

Saffron Relieves Depression

The golden-yellow spice prized in culinary circles is as effective against depression as prescription drugs. Here's how to use it.

Anxiety

Fear of Heights? An Avatar Can Help

Virtual reality works better than exposure therapy for fear of heights. It also works for PTSD, anxiety disorders and more.